Salem Witch Trials Memorial, Salem

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Salem Witch Trials Memorial features a row of benches installed in a stone wall. Each bench is engraved with the name of a victim of the trials. You might bring flowers or a memento to honor those who suffered the witch hunt. You are welcome to sit on benches. The memorial is next to the Peabody Essex Museum. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Salem holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Salem Witch Trials Memorial and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • This memorial was small, but so important. It really makes you stop and think about this particular time in history. Would recommend seeing it!  more »
  • Ever since 11th grade's mandatory reading of The Crucible, I have dreamed of visiting Salem, Massachusetts. I wanted to see the history of the Salem Witch Trials. Unfortunately, much of the town is...  more »
  • Wonderful place to learn about our history. I recommend taking an informational tour. When I go I leave tokens for Burroughs, Bishop, contemplate how I am able to practice my religion freely, and yet, they were only perceived as being Witches, died for it. Salem is a great New England sea town. I recommend going in September.
  • Totally worth the trip to Salem. It was absolutely awesome. Shop owners were very knowledgeable about what they sold. Everyone was pleasant. Such a unique place to visit.

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